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Museum will preserve site of ‘earliest China’

The construction of a museum on a cultural heritage site with more than 3,500 years of history, often referred to as “the earliest China”, began on Sunday in the city of Luoyang in central Henan province. The Erlitou site, named after its surrounding village, was discovered in 1959 and was later found to be the […]

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National heritage: woodblock printing, mounting fine art and calligraphy

It is rare in China that one company boasts two items of national intangible cultural heritage. But Rongbaozhai has that distinction with honors for woodblock printing and mounting of calligraphy and painted works. In addition to the two titles  conferred by the Ministry of Culture, Rongbaozhai has also been selected as a demonstration base for […]

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Terraces cultivate global recognition

UNESCO World Heritage designation lauds world wonder’s blend of culture and ecology. Zhang Zixuan reports. The Honghe Hani Rice Terraces rise up the Ailao Mountains from the Honghe River’s southernbank. They span four counties in the Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture insoutheastern Yunnan province. This man-made wonder was inducted into UNESCO’s World Heritage List […]

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